Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures

Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures
Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures
Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures
Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures
Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures
Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures
Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures
Close Reading 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Non Fiction Passages: Unusual Ocean Creatures
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Engaging, motivating, and interesting! Use these original, non- fiction texts to enhance you student's skills with close reading and analytical writing. Each passage features differentiated comprehension questions and a chance for students to write about their reading. Passages are differentiated so you can use them with multiple levels. Great for centers, guided reading, homework, MTSS/RTI, or research projects. Get even the most reluctant readers interested!

Unusual Ocean Creatures Included: Giant Squid, Seahorse, Flamingo Tongue Snail, Moray Eel and Pinecone Fish

Each passage is:

*lexile leveled

*has different questions at different levels of questioning

*has an opportunity for students to respond to reading by "explaining with examples from the text"

You know your students best! Please check to see if these Lexile levels will work in your classroom before you purchase.

Below Level Range: 660-990

On Level Range: 1060 - 1080

Above Level Range: 1110 - 1200

To download a free copy of one of the leveled passages from this bundle click HERE!

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Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
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